Pearson Associate Technical Specialist in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Associate Technical Specialist


At Pearson, we’re committedto a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it allpossible. We are now transforming Pearson to accelerate our activity in digitallearning, education services and emerging markets. This will enable us to makea lasting impact in helping to solve some of the most important challenges inglobal education.

Application Solutions Engineering team is responsible for theimplementation of AppEng strategies designed by solution architects and deliverlarge projects including automation, CI\CD pipeline, new platforms and toolsdevelopments. Application Solutions Engineering team works closely with projectteams, Application Engineers and other stakeholders to ensure that Pearsonapplications meet business objectives and services quality/performance targets.The team operates based on agile practices and follow a combination of Scrumand Kanban agile frameworks. Team possess knowledge and skills on softwaredevelopment, scripting, cloud computing, automation tools, infrastructure,CI/CD pipeline, DevOps Etc. Based in Orion City, Colombo, you will evaluate andapply software/firmware upgrades and support packs as required to solveproduction problems and/or ensure compliance and system integrity.

We’re proud of our people -their drive, talent and enthusiasm. Here we work together to deliverexceptional outcomes that push the limits. We’re passionate about our missionto help others reach their full potential through learning and education andthis passion demands we only hire the very best.


Selection Criteria:

  • 3 year college degree in Computer Science / InformationTechnology, Bachelor of Science preferred and at least 2 years ofprofessional work experience.

  • English as a business language

  • Knowledge and Experience in Software Engineering.

  • Sound knowledge on Linux and Windows Operating Systems.

  • Good understanding on networking, security and load-balancers (F5,HAProxy, webproxy)

  • Experience on relational and NoSQL Databases.

  • Experience on Middleware(Tomcat, Weblogic, Apache etc) and MessageQueues

  • Appreciation of commercial and open source tools and appropriateusage models

  • Problem solving skills, willingness to learn new technologies

Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent andAccountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are ableto embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive,organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.

In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with acompetitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus,supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sportingand social events, career development, training programs and other benefits.Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for PearsonShares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.

Please apply by submittinga CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will becontacted via phone.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900

Job: Engineering

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 19, 2017

Req ID: 1711822